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Rick Perry tells Al Franken during confirmation hearing

The incident marked the end of his campaign. Current Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz was the former chairman of M.I.T.'s physics department and oversaw an actual particle accelerator, and former secretary Steven Chu won a Nobel Prize for his work o...

Montanans express concern on Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education

Short on specifics, DeVos promised to be vigilant and suggested that other members of the department would "make sure that federal monies are being used properly". Warren responded in kind with a series of questions pertaining to higher education. ...

Bigg Boss Day 92: Mona Gets A Ring, Bani & Lopa Drama Continues

Later in the day, Bigg Boss announced the luxury budget task, where in, the contestants had to form a chain and pass on the items of their choice by holding the plastic string, attached to the item with their mouth. Since Vikrant is also staying insi...

Scientists: US salmon may carry Japanese tapeworm

The most common fish tapeworm is Diphyllobothrium latum. Researchers studied 64 wild pacific salmons and found the tapeworm in a single pink salmon that was caught near Hope, Alaska. The main intent of the study, researchers wrote, was " to alert...

Flu precautions urged in Indiana

Saqib Shahab. According to WDGPH, "influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a viral infection of the respiratory tract that spreads easily from person to person". "Body and muscle aches are also more common with the flu". Still, the office saw a ...

NIH-sponsored expert panel issues clinical guidelines to prevent peanut allergy

Her older brother Zach, now 3, had a peanut allergy he later outgrew and Camden had an egg allergy, so Schreiner was anxious. If you're pregnant or have a young infant you've probably heard that it's best to wait a year or longer before introducing...

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski takes leave to have back surgery

On Wednesday night, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski lifted Grayson Allen's "indefinite" suspension after serving just one game for a tripping incident that took place against Elon on December 21. Whatever Duke did, Krzyzewski said , was enough...

Plane goes missing over Lake Erie with six aboard

Officials said Friday the operation was still one of search-and-rescue rather than recovery. Coast Guard search and rescue teams deployed a coastal patrol boat and a helicopter early Saturday morning, but the aircraft has not been found yet.

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent to Step Down Next Year

The share price of the stock plunged -19.93% for the year. In most recent quarter, LT Debt/Equity ratio was listed at 0.61 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was noted at 0.69. These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for KO t...

Russian Federation sells stake in oil giant Rosneft

Rosneft had been under pressure to secure a sale of the stake to help replenish the state budget, hit by an economic slowdown worsened by the global sanctions . The deal was possible "only thanks to your personal contribution", Rosneft CEO Igor Se...

Massachusetts Firefighters Battle 10-Alarm Fire in Cambridge

Reardon said there were five or six injuries from the fire, though none of the injuries were serious. Fire officials said the blaze, the largest Cambridge has seen since the 1980s, had been contained for a few hours, but crews were still working ...

Wayne State plans vigil for officer killed in line of duty

Law enforcement's K-9 community is a close knit group. On Tuesday, hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil on Wayne State's campus. - Law enforcement officers and the community will come together Thursday morning to pay their final respects to ...

Starbucks says Schultz to step down as CEO, become chairman

Starbucks coffee announced today that Howard Schultz, the company's chairman and CEO, would be stepping down from his post this Spring and would be appointed executive chairman of the company. Wall Street observers fretted the transition a bit during...

Apple Is Taking the Fight Against AIDS to Apps

It has also announced four new (Product) Red products, including a couple of iPhone cases and Beats headphones and speakers. The 20 apps that will be (Product) Red themed for the period include Angry Birds 2 , Best Fiends Forever , Boom Beach , C...

Trump names Rep. Tom Price to head Health and Human Services

Trump announced his nomination of six-term Republican Congress member Tom Price of Georgia to be the secretary of health and human services. While President-elect Donald Trump vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act on the campaign trail, his recen...

Governor Orders Evacuation of Dakota Access Protesters

The $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline is meant to transport domestically produced light crude oil from North Dakota through the states of South Dakota and Iowa into IL. Activists have spent months protesting against plans to route the Dakota Acc...

Study finds no link between pregnancy flu, autism risk

The council also sits as the county's Board of Health. "In Dougherty County, there have been reports of (gastrointestinal) issues", said Jacqueline Jenkins, the district's epidemiologist. Dee Hoyano, a medical health officer with Island Health. The...

Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance

Two ice skaters on a Russian reality TV show performed a Holocaust-themed routine, and the program is getting backlash on a massive worldwide scale. But Navka wrote with photographs from the performance on her Instagram account :"Definitely watch ...

Norovirus outbreak reported from in Toronto's Thornhill elementary school

Good hygiene is important to stop the spread of infection, especially hand washing, frequently and thoroughly with soap and water, particularly after using the toilet and before eating or handling food. A daycare and seniors' home have also seen simi...

Trump win could give Israel freer hand with Palestinians

Seemingly walking back his campaign promise to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state, Trump said he no longer wanted to investigate her.

Americans want Donald Trump to focus on healthcare first

But that can't be said of the prohibition against denial of coverage for those with pre-existing conditions. "It happens to be one of the strongest assets", said Trump. On Friday, four Republican senators introduced a bill that would prevent th...

Jayalalithaa breathing on her own now; may be discharged any day: AIADMK

The ruling party said that her lung infection has been cured and that she has been undergoing physiotherapy. According to Apollo Hospitals, a team of specialist doctors - cardiologists, respiratory physicians, consultants for infectious diseases, d...

Special prayer offered for Sushma Swaraj's speedy recovery in Gaya

Earlier, doctors at AIIMS said that Sushma Swaraj, 64, might have to wait for at least 15-30 days before she finds a matching kidney donor. Indians are so enamored by their local MP that they have offered up their organs to her after she revealed s...

French tourists die while snorkeling on Great Barrier Reef

Moments later, the lookout on the catamaran saw the women floating face down. Both were believed to have had heart attacks, however there has been widespread speculation they may have been stung by deadly Irukandji jellyfish. Mr McKenzie said Passi...

Gloucester Township Council Passes Smoking Ban Ahead Of Great American Smokeout

COPD is the third leading cause of death in the US, but about half of those who suffer from COPD don't even know they have the condition. Put on by the American Cancer Society , thousands of smokers across the nation will attempt to quit, even if i...

As Protests Continue, Trump Attacks Media and Free Expression

A smaller band of demonstrators briefly halted traffic on a busy Los Angeles freeway before police cleared them. MORE: Police fire rubber bullets at anti-Trump protesters in Santa Ana; 10 arrested At UCLA, hundreds gathered with signs and shouted a...

Torn lab suit used in Canada Ebola experiment faces review

The lab director said all proper emergency procedures were followed and the risk to the employee, co-workers and the community is considered to be low. The virus is not airborne. During that outbreak, which was declared a "public health emergency of ...

I strangled my mother's dog, says Lord Heseltine

The Tory grandee has told the Mirror his full account of the "frightening" brawl with Kim the Alsatian - saying he spilt blood in his bachelor flat. "There was no choice". He added: 'The RSPCA would never condone an owner killing their dog themselves...

Breast Cancer Walk takes to Daytona streets Saturday

Women with a family history of breast cancer should talk to their physicians about beginning mammogram screenings earlier. From the Jersey Shore beach patrols to the Atlantic City skyline, proudly displaying pink shows our solidarity with those who h...

Chinese Yuan (CNY) Hits 6-Year Low Against US Dollar (USD)

In Shanghai, the currency fell to 6.7770, the lowest level in six years and past the 6.75 year-end median forecast in a Bloomberg survey. China's central bank set the midpoint of the yuan at 6.7690 per US dollar on Monday, up from 6.7558, setting t...

Pediatricians Release New Guidance For Preventing Sudden Infant Deaths

The baby should share a bedroom with parents, but not the same sleeping surface, preferably until the baby turns one, but at least for the first six months. Bedside sleepers that attach to the side of the parental bed do not further decrease the ...

Facebook apologises for removing 'offensive' breast cancer awareness video

The Swedish Cancer Society was forced in the meantime to find a workaround to Facebook's strict ban on depictions of certain parts of the human anatomy, by replacing the circles with pink squares. According to the nonprofit organization, Facebook ...

Clinton speaks to more than 18000 at Ohio State

In a head-to-head matchup, Clinton's lead over Trump increases to 13 points, 51 percent to 38 percent. The poll included 447 likely voters surveyed october 8-9. The RealClearPolitics polling average shows Clinton polling at 45% in a four-way ...

Eden Hazard: What I Want From Antonio Conte At Chelsea

The last time Leicester, led by former Blues manager Claudio Ranieri , visited Stamford Bridge they were given a guard of honour by the home side having just won the league. But he went. I prefer he made a mistake through generosity than another...

Would you still vote Lamar Jackson to win the Heisman Trophy?

The game started out like so many have in 2016 for Jackson. Jackson found Jaylen Smith for a five-yard touchdown on Louisville's opening drive, but the Cardinals were forced to punt three times in the half after that. Louisville returns from a b...

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FDA approves first non-opioid drug for treating opioid withdrawal symptoms

In a blog post published on Monday , Scott Gottlieb, the Food and Drug Administration commissioner, said the FDA is listening to opioid-related concerns from patients with ch...

Karnataka election 2018: BS Yeddyurappa, BJP, Shikaripura

JD (S), banking on a former prime minister and a former chief minister and playing on the emotions of its survival, tried to woo the voters away from the national parties. The th...

European Union warns about 'dramatic escalation of hostilities' in Yemen

Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, wrote on Twitter: " Iran interpreted the JCPOA as concurrence of its regional hegemony". Saudi-led coalition spokesman ...

Burning Man Founder Larry Harvey Has Passed Away

He suffered a stroke earlier this month and passed away at home on Saturday morning, a statement on the organisation's website said. "We resolutely held out for a miracle", sai...

Another Reddy brother in BJP's third list for Karnataka

Shah slammed Congress for calling the blast in Hyderabad's Mecca Masjid in 2007 as a case of "Bhagwa Atankwad" ( saffron terrorism ). He added that Rae Bareli was a classic case ...

Tainted romaine lettuce consisting of E coli from Arizona

While the warnings focus on store-bought romaine lettuce, the warning does extend to all restaurants, as well. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning c...

Riyad Mansour calls to set up independent commission to investigate Israeli crimes

Several thousand Palestinians participated in the protests Friday, the fourth large-scale demonstrations since late March. Many repeated claims that Israel's national intelligenc...

Top DJ Avicii, 28, found dead in Oman

His popular sound even sent him to the top of the charts and landed onto USA radio: His most recognised song, " Wake Me Up ", was a multi-platinum success and peaked at No. Seeing...

National Football League to release regular season schedule Thursday

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane reported that the Falcons will come to the Linc for the contest. They've played in London each of the past five seasons. It had been rumore...

Russian Federation warns of war over Syria strikes

And she said President Donald Trump told her Saturday morning that if the Syrian regime uses poisonous gas again "the United States is locked and loaded" to strike again. He went o...

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Cup race at Bristol postponed until 1 pm ET on Monday

Cup race at Bristol postponed until 1 pm ET on Monday

NASCAR had hoped to dodge the large severe weather front headed for the Tri-City area by moving up the race's start time . Kyle Larson will have to wait a second day to try...

Stars dip in Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking, Germany maintains top and Uganda climbs

Stars dip in Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking, Germany maintains top and Uganda climbs

Nigeria have also moved up in the African Ranking moving up one place from seventh to sixth. With the 2018 FIFA World Cup approaching, Brazil maintained their No. Croatia are...

CBSE leak: Three including teacher arrested from Himachal Pradesh

CBSE leak: Three including teacher arrested from Himachal Pradesh

The leak was exposed after an envelope containing four images of the hand-written economics paper was delivered to CBSE Headquarters in Delhi on the evening of the scheduled date o...

Authorities unclear on what caused CDC Employee to drown

Authorities unclear on what caused CDC Employee to drown

Police previously had said they had no evidence of foul play but couldn't rule it out. Doctor's Body Found Decomposing in RiverTimothy Cunningham's body was found Tuesday, Apri...

New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays

New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The question is whether the snow will melt in time for first pitch. Over on the Yankees' side, they're fresh off a set versus Toronto. One out later, NY chose to intentionally...